5 Bs: a big bold and beautiful Bohemian Garnet bracelet, composed of seven gently graduated links culminating in a 1 and 3/8+ inch wide center section. Each section centers on an oval cabochon surrounded by double and triple (in the center) tiers of round faceted s...(more)
From Birmingham, England c. 1881, the hallmarks tell us, comes this superb and striking Victorian locket necklace, hand fabricated and hand engraved in silver. The oval locket measures just over 1 5/8 inches (exclusive of the bail) by 1 1/4 inches and is extravagantly ornamented with a central flora...(more)
Glittering garnet-set stars lead to three central snowflakes in this classic, original, late-nineteenth century Bohemian (i.e., Czechoslovakian) Garnet necklace with five dangles dancing below. Engraved '1889' behind center link. Gilded metal, 16 inches.
An original Victorian brooch composed of fifteen well matched Mediterranean salmon-colored coral cabochons graduating in size from the center outward. The brooch is hand fabricated in 14k yellow gold with a "C" clasp and affixed with underside hooks for dangling separate drops. Measuring 1 3/8 inche...(more)
The most beautiful and unusual Bohemian Garnet locket we've come across.
The sizable (2 3/8 by 1 3/8 inches) diamond-shape (as in playing cards) plaque and matching bail glitters and glows with double-tiered array of
multi-shaped garnets, closely packed for a stunning effect. The reverse houses a di...(more)
On the front, a rose gold swallow eternally hovers over a charming, hand engraved Chinois style fan and potted plant; on the reverse a fancifully hand engraved monogram (letter H) surmounts the the date '1879', in this superb and stunning Victorian-era keepsake, sturdily crafted in velvety 15K yello...(more)
Blue-gray agate from the renowned Montrose region are inlaid into this sizable (2 1/8 inch across) open circle brooch hailing from late-19th century Scotland. The four round cabochons, two golden, and two dark plum-purple are actually glass. The central X motif section is raised inside the donut sha...(more)
Hollow electroform (a Victorian-era manufacturing method) oval ornaments dangle from new ear wires in these ultra-lovely and eminently wearable 19th century ear drops, crafted in velvety 15K yellow gold (hence of British origin). The oval plaques measure 11/16 by 9/16 inch and drop 1 1/14 inches inc...(more)
This sweet and stellar Victorian jewel is crowned with a glistening rose-cut diamond-set six-pointed star accentuated with small round faceted rubies beaming between the rays. Hand fabricated circa 1890 in 9K rose gold, hence of British origin. Just shy of 1/2 inch across, currently ring size 5.
A collectable, and larger than usual, antique English Masonic ball fob, that opens to reveal a surprise. Expertly hand-fabricated in 9 karat rose gold, the ball in its closed position resembles a "ballot ball" used during Masonic voting. With a clever arrangement of hinges, which are barely percepti...(more)
A half-inch diameter circle, crafted in platinum and brimming with 21 bright white old mine diamonds, is under girded by a rim of 18 gold and supported by decorative open work shoulders in this low profile, but ultra-sparkling, Edwardian-era finger hugger - circa 1910. Currently ring size 4 3/4+.
Light (hollow) and lovely, a classic late-19th/early-20th century hinged bangle bracelet, rendered in bright and sturdy 9K yellow gold (hence of British origin), elegantly hand engraved on the top half with a flowing foliate design. The bracelet fits about a 6 3/4 inch wrist size.